SAN FRANCISCO—Authorities from the San Francisco Police Department’s Patrol Bureau Task Force (PBTF) have apprehended four suspects in connection to an several auto burglaries that have occurred in the region. According to a press release from the SFPD, on October 20, Bayview Police Station officers tried to detain one of the identified suspects. The individual crashed the car into a police vehicle two times and was able to escape arrest by the police.

Officials were able to conduct a search warrant after conducting their investigation. On October 25, officers from the PBTF and the Northern Police Station presented a search warrant at a home on the 5600 block of Fernbank Way in Antioch. Two suspects were taken into custody, and officers retrieved two firearms, one which was stolen from Henderson, Nevada in 2012. On October 26, officers arrested two additional suspects in San Francisco at San Bruno Avenue and Burrows.

Bernard Sieps. Photo courtesy of the SFPD.
Bernard Sieps. Photo courtesy of the SFPD.

Deshawn Patton, 20, of San Bruno was charged with 6 counts of aggravated assault on police officers for ramming a car into a police cruiser, 3 counts of auto burglary, 2 counts of conspiracy, 2 counts of possession of stolen property, possession of burglary tools, a probation violation and 1 count of committing a felony while out of jail on bail. Patton is currently on probation in San Francisco.

Tomiko Miller, 18, of Bay Point was charged with auto burglary, possession of stolen property, conspiracy, and committing a felony while out of jail on bail. Miller is on active probation out of Contra Costa County. Bernard Sieps, 28, from San Francisco was charged with 4 counts of auto burglary, 4 counts of possession of stolen property, 3 counts of conspiracy, and a probation violation. Sieps is on probation in San Francisco for possession of a firearm and probation in San Mateo County for burglary.

Jamisi Calloway, 19, from Lathrop was charged with one count of burglary, one count of conspiracy, one count of possession of stolen property, and one count of committing a felony while out on bail. He was arrested earlier in the year by the Patrol Bureau Task Force on auto burglary charges and was out on bail at the time of this arrest.

These arrests total 120 suspects who have been charged with committing over 210 auto burglaries in San Francisco in less than 1 year. Officials are still investigating the case. Anyone with information is asked to contact the SFPD Tip Line at (415) 575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD.

Written By Casey Jacobs